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All Bikes Hand Checked & Assembled Before Shipping Free tracked delivery 90 day Returns 30-Day Test Ride Option Customer Care: 0330 555 0080 0% Finance

Free, tracked UK delivery on orders over £10

We offer free, tracked UK delivery on orders over £10, with delivery starting from £1.99 for orders below this value. We also have a selection of premium shipping options available including timed slots, Saturday delivery and DPD Pick-up

All of our bicycles are fully built by our experienced and certified mechanics prior to delivery; all you will need to do is turn the handlebars and fit some pedals.

Bicycles are shipped from a different warehouse to other items and so may arrive in advance of any other items you have ordered.

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90-Day UK Returns for all items

We want you to be 100% satisfied with your shopping experience at Rutland Cycling, so we offer a 90-day exchange or refund on any unused item (within the UK).

We've chosen to offer products at the very lowest prices, rather than provide a free returns service. If you do need to return an item, we provide printable postage labels and collection services at a small cost for all items - including bicycles.

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30 Day Test Ride

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When you buy a new bike at full RRP from, you can now benefit from the added reassurance of our Rutland 30-day test ride. Once your new bike arrives, you can ride it as your own for 30 days, and we're confident you'll love it! However, if it's not right for you, we'll exchange it for another model. (There's a nominal charge of £10 for us to collect your bike - just make sure you keep the box your bike arrived in.)

On which bikes is the 30-day test ride available?
The Rutland 30-day test ride is available on all full price, non-discounted bikes available for home delivery on It is not available on discounted or special offer bikes, click and collect bikes, bikes bought on finance, bikes bought through Cyclescheme, or bikes bought in store. This offer is only available on bikes delivered to mainland UK addresses.

How many times can I use the 30-day test ride?
We will allow up to two exchanges within this scheme.

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At Rutland Cycling, we offer Finance on orders over £250, with 0% finance up to 36 months available on selected bikes, including some sale bikes. Visit the product page to see which finance products are available.

You can apply for Finance online or in store. To apply online, add your selected items to your basket, then checkout as normal. Select Finance as your payment method, fill in the application form, then complete your order.

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    Getting Layered – 15 Essential Winter Layers

       Words by Aaron Scott

       on 30/09/2015 14:13:00

    Getting Layered for Winter

    Sun is so last season and we're now getting excited about layering up for the first time in ages. There's something special about those frosty starts on the daily commute, or misty ascents in the peaks, and we're all geared up to fully embrace the worst of the winter weather. The number of layers out there is often a little overwhelming, so we've pulled together 15 essential layers that will help you keep warm and dry as the cooler weather starts to set in. Simply click on the Shop Now buttons below the products to buy them.


    Craft Extreme Baselayer

    1. Craft Active Extreme Baselayer, £37.00

    An excellent option for keeping you warm and dry, the Craft extreme baselayer is an extremely comfortable, well-fitting, lightweight layer. The polyester fabric is super versatile and will stretch to provide an exceptional close fit whatever your shape and size.

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    Endura Baa Baa Merino Baselayer

    2. Endura Baa Baa Merino Baselayer, £37.99

    When the temperatures plummet below zero, a merino baselayer is perfect for keeping the body insulated, and well, much warmer than any other baselayer fabric on the market. Merino is extremely breathable too, so it will still wick away the sweat nicely.

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    Giant 3D & Liv Short Sleeve Baselayer

    3. Giant 3D & Liv Long Sleeve Baselayer , £24.99

    The men's 3D and women's Liv baselayer is the perfect baselayer to go under your jersey on a crisp, sunny day. Remember if you're layering for the very coldest conditions, don't rule out combining a shortsleeve or sleeveless with a long sleeve baselayer for extra warmth.

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    Leg Wear

    Autumn Cycling Essentials

    4. Etxeondo Biko Bibtight, £69.99

    These could possibly be the most comfy pair of tights on the market. Etxeondo used a light, abrasion resistant fabric that insulates you from the cold and quickly transfers moisture away from your skin. The fabric is super soft against your skin and the double layer Chamois will keep you comfortable in the saddle for longer .

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    Autumn Cycling Essentials

    5. Altura Team Leg Warmers, £21.99

    The British winter isn't always freezing cold temperatures and for days when the sun is likely to come out, a legwarmer, such as the Altura one above, can be a wise decision. Legwarmers can be worn with a pair of bibshorts to add a little more protection for an early Sunday morning start and can easily be removed when things start to heat up.

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    Autumn Cycling Essentials

    6. Gore Oxygen Windstopper Bibtight, £130.00

    When it's bitterly cold outside, a brushed tight provides that little bit more insulation than your standard pair of tights. The Gore oxygen bibtight combines an brushed inner fabric with an outer windproof layer to prevent wind chill from penetrating into leg muscles.

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    Mid Layers

    Autumn Cycling Essentials

    7. Specialized RBX Long Sleeve Jersey, £29.99

    Colder days require an additional layer of insulation between a baselayer and a top layer, such as a jacket. The Specialized long sleeve RBX jersey is made of a warm soft fabrict to help move the sweat away from your body, keeping it warm and dry.

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    Autumn Cycling Essentials

    8. Endura Roubaix Long Sleeve, £45.70

    The Endura Roubaix jersey features a fleece-lining, which is an effective insulator against the cold, while its athletic fit makes it perfect for both on and off the bike. If you wear this over a baselayer, with a lightweight rain jacket over the top, you should beat all the elements.

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    Autumn Cycling Essentials

    9. Giant Race Day Thermal Long Sleeve Jersey, £58.49

    The Giant & Liv Race Day long sleeve jerseys are made for high performance and to keep you warm whatever the weather. Featuring a full zip, a thermal fabric and a high collar neck design, these striking jerseys will keep you warm and looking good on the bike.

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    Outer Layers

    Autumn Cycling Essentials

    10. Etxeondo Lerro Windproof Jacket, £99.99

    Your choice of external layer will depend largely on the prevailing conditions. When there's a stiff breeze outside, the Etxeondo Lerro is a high performing windproof jacket that keep your core nice and warm, thanks to windproof panelling and a fleeced inner lining. Abrasion resistant shoulders offer durability when carrying rucksacks.

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    Autumn Cycling Essentials

    11. Altura Vapour Jacket, £95.99

    If you need to defeat the wind and the rain, then it can be difficult to find the right balance between staying dry and overheating. The Altura Vapour jacket is perfect for those really wet days as it is both waterproof and highly breathable. The jacket comfortably fits closely to other layers for effective moisture transfer.

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    Autumn Cycling Essentials

    12. Castelli Sottile Due Waterproof Jacket, £44.99

    Early autumn can be a mixed bag, sweltering temperatures swinging to hail and rain. It's arguably the time of year when your wardrobe needs the most planning. With the Castelli Sottile jacket in your jersey pocket you've got it covered. Lightweight and packing up small, it allows you to pack it away when the sun starts to shine again and start topping up your tan.

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    Footwear & Accessories

    Autumn Cycling Essentials

    13. Sealskinz Fairfield Glove, £21.99

    This versatile, comfortable and dexterous glove features Sealskinz's Nanosealz technology that repels sleet, snow and water. The materials used maintain great breathability and are soft against the skin for great comfort whilst taking the cold off your ride.

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    Autumn Cycling Essentials

    14. Castelli Arm Warmer, £24.99

    Castelli kept it simple with these lycra armwarmers, but they do the job they are supposed to do perfectly. They provide warmth, taking the chill off the early morning rides and offer superb UV protection from the sun. Gripper elastic is featured to ensure they stay in place.

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    Autumn Cycling Essentials

    15. Sealskinz Waterproof Overshoe, £29.99

    There's nothing worse than cold, damp feet, so look for a heavy duty sock and a pair of overshoes to keep those digits nice and toasty. The Sealskinz Overshoe is a close fitting and sleek way to keep the grime, wet, and cold off your feet this autumn – it’s something that should be in the wardrobe of every cyclist.

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